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I’ve Been Nuked!!

May 7, 2009
Right, I’ve been done!  Took the capsule….now I must stay away from airports for a few months, or I’ll set off the alarms!!
 
The driver arrived at two-forty, and took me, via the scenic route, to Nottingham City Hospital’s radiotherapy department.  I didn’t have to wait long before I was called in for treatment.  Meanwhile, the driver went to pick up a lady from the other hospital, before coming back for me.
 
It didn’t take very long at all….check my details, run through precautions that I have to take over the next few days and weeks…then take me through to where I would be given the tiny capsule and a cup of water.  I was handed a heavy lead cylinder that had a tiny glass vial inside, from which I had to take the capsule…gulp…gone!  That was it!  No side effects, just go home and follow the guidelines that I’d been given.
 
So, I’m going to sleep on the sofa until Monday.  As Robert is off work while he is wanted for jury service, he has been going to bed early, while I have stayed up watching TV or playing on t’ ‘puter!  So it’s easier for me to have the sofa.  I have to keep my crockery and cutlery seperate until Saturday, and wash them up seperately.  Also until the 11th, I have to avoid places of entertainment and journeys on public transport of over an hour.
 
I also have to avoid contact with children aged 5-16 yrs until the 18th…children aged 3-5 yrs until the 23…children unde 3 and pregnant women until 28th.  The only place I am likely to encounter these are on the bus…a mere ten to fifteen minutes, so will have to move if any get on and try to sit next to me!!  I will have to explain why, and show them my yellow card!!!
 
I have a bottle of water in the fridge, so I said I will put my name on it…Robert did it for me!  He put ‘Sandi’s nuked water’ on it and drew that nuclear waste-type symbol in it!!!  Har har de har har!!!!
 
Oh, and by the way…he changed my Messenger message to ‘Just gone off to get nuked’….very funny!!!
 
 
 
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38 Comments leave one →
  1. Princess permalink
    May 7, 2009 9:13 pm

    Yo Sandi! Aaaw, at least uv been done! Wasn\’t laughing at the water bottle!!! Hope u have a lovely evening, Luv PF XXX

  2. Mike permalink
    May 7, 2009 9:24 pm

    Ermm…the rest of us are safe from exposure when we visit your Space…..arn\’t we? :-)Hope the treatment works Sandi xxx

  3. Sandi permalink
    May 7, 2009 9:34 pm

    I hope the treatment works, too…though it will take a few months. It doesn\’t work straight away, as the hormone levels will drop slowly back to normal, or to under-active….in which case I will need Thyroxine. I\’ve got my normal appointment with the specialist next week, so will have to phone up and see about changing the appointment…yet again! Time will tell…!!The bottle is funny, PF…I told Robert that he should put a proper black and yellow sticker on it! LOL! ;-D

  4. Curiosity permalink
    May 7, 2009 10:29 pm

    Does it have any convenient side effects such as nuking all bugs and nasties in your system..would be handy to be impervious to flu at the moment.

  5. Sandi permalink
    May 7, 2009 10:44 pm

    That\’s a good point, Anne…it would be good if any nasty bugs were zapped.Robert also got two slices of bread out….just remembered this from earlier…and held them up at me. When I asked why, he told me that I could toast them for him with my laser vision (or whatever super heroes have…!!)

  6. LABW permalink
    May 7, 2009 10:45 pm

    Right then …..when do you turn into some sorta Super / Wonder Woman with tight fitting outfit ( In the right places ) and do you glow in the the dark…like your dongle…..Just wondered :))) LABW LABW xXx

  7. LABW permalink
    May 7, 2009 10:49 pm

    Mmmm…toast lady…and now the outfit ..LoooL xx

  8. Sandi permalink
    May 7, 2009 10:55 pm

    OK…no X-ray vision (bugger!!)…can\’t fly (sod it!!)…er…no flaming fingers (oh poo!)…let\’s see…blast!! No super-human strength!!!Dammit! Will just have to stick to being…Madwoman…!!!!!! LOL!

  9. commander permalink
    May 7, 2009 11:58 pm

    hmmm if i got in a clinch with u the critical mass could cause a nucleur explosion ?or maye all my clothes will just vapourise …..! all in the best POSSIBLE taste of course .

  10. Cornish permalink
    May 8, 2009 9:28 am

    Mind if I add to the jokes? Do we have to be nice to you now so that you don\’t go blowing a fuse? Sounds like you\’ll glow in the dark. At least you won\’t be needing a torch at night if you do go out.. Glad the easy bit is over and done with. Blimey, I never realised there was so much you would have to take into account afterwards! I hope is all goes without any hitches for you and that it works. I\’ll drink to that!Right then, I\’ve got some meat to defrost, are you up to it or should I use the microwave?Have a great weekend Sandi. xx

  11. Natalia permalink
    May 8, 2009 10:32 am

    Lol@ Rachel……… Think \’ll plant you in my garden and you can power the proposed solar fountain.. ;o) :op Have a brilliant day Sandi…….. Did the light bulb go on with that flick of the switch?? ;o) xx

  12. Sandi permalink
    May 8, 2009 11:18 am

    Hohoho…OK people…wochit or you\’ll all be toast!!! LOL!!I have unveiled my new super-hero costume (but I forgot to add the toxic waste symbol!!!) Oh, well!BTW…I had a very comfortable night on the sofa….when I finally got to sleep! The trolls were having a row…shouting and thumping about and slamming doors….at gone one in the morning!!! Where are the exterminators when you need \’em…?!

  13. Natalia permalink
    May 8, 2009 11:23 am

    A thought just occurred to me Sandi. Does Froggett, glow luminous green in the Dark?? :oS ;o) xx

  14. Sandi permalink
    May 8, 2009 2:22 pm

    Hmmm….there\’s a thought!All those who glow in the dark…come and join our club! We could call ourselves The Glow-worms…!

  15. Eileen permalink
    May 8, 2009 2:46 pm

    Lol.. us girls did last weekend on our one colour night out.Thanks for the add.. about time really isn\’t it.. we\’ve said hi back and forth for about a year now! xxx

  16. Sandi permalink
    May 8, 2009 2:51 pm

    Something like that…and friends in common…You girls did what…? Um…glow in the dark?! Or wear Frogget\’s favourite coulour…LOL!!!

  17. Eileen permalink
    May 8, 2009 2:59 pm

    A bit of both! lol illuminous green tutus? and orange and pink etc

  18. Sandi permalink
    May 8, 2009 3:02 pm

    Wow! I\’m going to sound like PF now…any photographic evidence…?!

  19. Eileen permalink
    May 8, 2009 3:05 pm

    lol, um I\’ve not got round to posting that day up yet.. only posted day one of rugby tour so far… Give me a mo and I\’ll put one up

  20. Sandi permalink
    May 8, 2009 3:50 pm

    OK…your photographic evidence puts mine to shame! Some of my pictures should be in the Photographic Evidence album, but are in others instead and need moving.

  21. Eileen permalink
    May 8, 2009 3:59 pm

    lol… I think you\’d fit in very nicely in your painted costume!

  22. Sandi permalink
    May 8, 2009 5:54 pm

    I did try to add that picture to this blog, but it wasn\’t having any of it! I could run up a get-up like that…bright yellow t-shirt and shorts, and a length of electric pink fabric for the cape and trim. I could add the hazardous waste symbols to the wrist-bands and the \’bit in front holding the cape in place\’!

  23. Eileen permalink
    May 8, 2009 6:16 pm

    LOL!!!!

  24. Poppy permalink
    May 8, 2009 6:27 pm

    Hehe I have enjoyed reading the jokes here!! Glad the treatment went OK Sandi, I think even I could put up with that sort! Are you sure you don\’t glow in the dark – not ven a lil bit??? :p

  25. Princess permalink
    May 8, 2009 6:39 pm

    Yo Sandi! Loved the Phot evid!!! In answer 2 quez below, I definately glow in the dark!!! I am not just an ordinary frog u know! Tis Chinky nite 2nite-YAY! Wot u having?! Luv PF XXX

  26. Sandi permalink
    May 8, 2009 6:53 pm

    So you\’re a magic frog…if we lick you, will we get high, man…?Robert\’s delivering for Moe tonight, so it\’s Indian….mouth is watering already…!I\’m sure there are more jokes to go with this lot….anyone else got any good \’uns….?!

  27. Princess permalink
    May 8, 2009 7:00 pm

    Froggie raises eyebrows, u fancy licking me Sandi ?!!? Ooooh I say! Hmmm, I could be tempted 2 have an Indian, now uv put the thougtht in my head!!!!

  28. Sandi permalink
    May 8, 2009 8:12 pm

    There\’s them froggies that secrete a hallucinagenic substance when agitated….in America….or is it toads…? I don\’t remember….Have just noticed that my thyroid has swollen…I can see and feel it…!!! The gubbins must be doing it\’s stuff…!!

  29. Princess permalink
    May 8, 2009 9:21 pm

    hehhee, when agitated! aaahhh , well don\’t go oking me wi a stick then!

  30. Sandi permalink
    May 8, 2009 11:00 pm

    I wouldn\’t dream of it, m\’ dear…you might put a spell on me…!! LOL!

  31. Sandi permalink
    May 9, 2009 12:59 pm

    Bloomin\’ typical! I decided that, because the weather was bright and sunny with only the slightest hint of a breeze, I would go out and continue with my \’pottering\’. Now I am ready, the clouds are taking over, and the wind is getting up….and there is a naighbour\’s family gathering out the back which includes a barking dog and a very vocal small person!!!! So, what do I do? Stay in and clean the bathroom…or go out anyway…? Decisions, decisions…!!!!

  32. Sandi permalink
    May 9, 2009 1:00 pm

    Stoopid keyboard has spelt \’neighbour\’ wrong! Will have to get a new one!

  33. Curiosity permalink
    May 9, 2009 1:08 pm

    start up the chainsaw!!

  34. Sandi permalink
    May 9, 2009 1:27 pm

    From what I can see, it\’s two very vocal small persons running around…oh, joy!Don\’t get me wrong, I\’ve nothing against the little people….in fact I like \’em…but I couldn\’t eat a whole one (you knew that was coming, didn\’cha…?!!)

  35. Eileen permalink
    May 9, 2009 2:09 pm

    I\’m with Curiosity on this one… get that chainsaw going 🙂

  36. Sandi permalink
    May 9, 2009 6:14 pm

    Now what would I used the chainsaw on…stoopid keyboard? Noisy little people? Barking dog? Or for the encroaching brambles from the neighbouring garden…?

  37. Curiosity permalink
    May 9, 2009 9:28 pm

    hmm! Chainsaw, Sandi, noise……..Massacre………yep deffo a film sequel in the offing! Are you sure that Super Madwoman is not only extra sensory but also perhaps a bit PMT.Glad I am out of range of that chainsaw!

  38. Sandi permalink
    May 9, 2009 10:15 pm

    Glad you didn\’t say PMS or I would have said: "Paddock Mangaement Services? What has Lucy\’s business got to do with…?! Ah…I wonder if she has got a chainsaw…?!" LOL!

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